Chamberlain College of Nursing NR509 Advanced Physical Assessment EPISODIC PHYSICAL EXAMINATION (Items in bold are not included in the final immersion evaluation) EARS, NOSE SINUSES, MOUTH, AND PHARYNX ____1. Otoscopic examination of ears ____2. Examines mouth and throat CHEST/PULMONARY/CARDIOVASCULAR _____1. Auscultates breath sounds anterior and posterior lung fields _____2. Auscultates heart sounds in all 5 areas with diaphragm and bell ABDOMEN _____1. Inspects abdomen with full exposure all quadrants. Note contour, symmetry, umbilicus, skin, pulsation or movement _____2. Auscultates for bowel and vascular sounds in all quadrants _____3. Percusses in all quadrants of abdomen including percussing over liver and spleen _____4. Palpates lightly all quadrants _____5. Palpates deeply all quadrants _____6. Checks specifically for liver and spleen enlargement _____7. Perform Iliopsoas Muscle Test _____8. Perform Murphy Sign _____9. Perform Blumberg Sign BACK _____1. Percuss for Costovertebral Angle Tenderness Sub-total Physical Exam Items Correct: ______/14 Student Comments:
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- Fall '15
- Physical examination, Heart sounds, Palpation